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Pediatric carbon monoxide poisoning linked to video games after Hurricane Ike

Hours after Hurricane Ike roared ashore in Texas, more than two million homes were without power, which left some scrambling to preserve food and others looking for ways to entertain children, a move that proved to be, in some instances, poisonous. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Sci...

ChloroFilms announces video contest winners

Chlorofilms announced May 15th the winners of its competition for new plant biology videos on YouTube. Over $8,000 in cash prizes were awarded in this first competition, which promotes the creation of fresh, attention-getting and informative videos about plant life. Grand prize winner (with ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

Detects Faces in Motion, Matches with Watch-list Databases and Reports Results in Real Time VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the availability of VeriLook Surveillance SDK, a ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

Detects Faces in Motion, Matches with Watch-list Databases and Reports Results in Real Time VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the availability of VeriLook Surveillance SDK, a ...

Salient Stills Notches Significant Advances in Profitability, Diversity of Sales and Customers, and Video Forensics Technology in 2008

Growing Overseas Sales and Distribution Compound Steady Domestic Demand for Innovative Video Security Systems for Law Enforcement BOSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Stills, a leading video forensics and image enhancement software company, today reported very positive 2008 sales, profitab...

Full-Featured Video Analytics Platform Available in Smart Camera Format

Apollo Imaging Technologies releases AIT100 as a ready-to-run Video Analytics on the Edge platform RAMONA, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting the needs of Video Analytics developers for a standalone video acquisition and processing system, Apollo Imaging Technologies ...

Fixing the education digital disconnect one video game at a time

WASHINGTON DC On Thursday, 22 May 2008, the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) will launch Immune Attack TM, an exciting, fun and fast-moving video game that teaches the critical scientific facts of immunology. The cutting-edge game is designed to teach how the immune system works to def...

Slow-motion video study shows shrews are highly sophisticated predators

Strange as it seems, the smallest mammal Is the shrew, and not the camel. And that is all I ever knew, Or wish to know, about the shrew. --Ogden Nash Shrews are tiny mammals that have been widely characterized as simple and primitive. This traditiona...

Professor's video series explains all facets of Earth

Videos have been the bailiwick of rock stars at least since the days of Bob Dylan. But now theyre spilling over into a new arena - academia. Michael E. Wysession, Ph.D., associate professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has 48 ...

Silex Introduces World's First Wireless USB Device Server With Streaming Video and Audio Data Transfer

New Isochronous Capability Enhances Company's Leadership in USB Networking Technology TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Technology today announced the SX-2000WG+ USB device server with isochronous data transfer support. The SX-2000WG+ allows streaming v...

Mosaic Intelligent Video Management System: Video Surveillance Just Got Smarter

TOMBALL, Texas, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaic Global Solutions, LLC ( http://www.mosaicgs.com ), a leading provider of enterprise IP security products and solutions, has just released the Mosaic Intelligent Video Management System (IVMS). This is no ordinary enterprise-class network video rec...

Action video games sharpen vision 20 percent

Video games that contain high levels of action, such as Unreal Tournament, can actually improve your vision. Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that people who played action video games for a few hours a day over the course of a month improved by about 20 percent in their abil...

Surgeons with video game skill appear to perform better in simulated surgery skills course

In a study involving 12 surgeons and 21 surgical residents, video game skill was correlated with laparoscopic surgery skill as assessed during a simulated surgery skills course, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. James C. Rosser ...

Teenager moves video icons just by imagination

Now, a St. Louis-area teenage boy and a computer game have gone hands-off, thanks to a unique experiment conducted by a team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, and engineers at Washington University in St. Louis. The boy, a 14-year-old who suffers from epilepsy, is the first teenager to play a two...

A reason why video games are hard to give up

Kids and adults will stay glued to video games this holiday season because the fun of playing actually is rooted in fulfilling their basic psychological needs. Psychologists at the University of Rochester, in collaboration with Immersyve, Inc., a virtual environment think tank, asked 1,000 gamers...

APS lecturer shows rare video of 'teacher-student' immune cell interactions in live animal

The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. But these pictures could one day be worth much more -- the lives saved by the development of new vaccines. Harvard University researcher Ulrich H. von Andrian showed the immune system of a live mouse being challenged by a foreign microbe d...

Creeping crinoids! Sea lilies crawl to escape predators, new video shows

Editor : Visit this webpage for pictures and videos! With their long stalks and feathery arms, marine animals known as sea lilies look a lot like their garden-variety namesakes. Perhaps because of that resemblance, scientists had always assumed that sea lilies stayed rooted instead of moving...

Cellular message movement captured on video

These time-lapse images of a bovine aortic endothelial cell reveal the motion toward the cell's nucleus of a message-carrying protein called paxillin (orange) in tandem with actin filaments (green). Credit: UC San Diego Scientists have captured on video the intracellular version of a postal del...

Carbon nanoparticles toxic to adult fruit flies but benign to young

...em. The nanoparticles "glom onto the flies," Rand noted while watching a video of flies in the test tubes. "They just can't move. It's like a dinosaur falling into a tar pit." (Note to journalists: video is available on request.) Rand and Robert Hurt, director of Brown's Inst...

NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

... spectroscopy as a way to spot these chemicals in the brain. Impact of video viewing on infant learning TV programs and videos targeted at infants are...of the potential hazards, as well as the potential benefits, of educational video materials targeted at infants and toddlers. Vitamin D and lung scarring:...

ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project

...national, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CMCJ), a leader in IP video analytics and control products, solutions and serv...dential (TWIC) initiatives which include biometric video security solutions and gate access validation as a...al, Inc. http://www.comcam.net ) develops network video command-and-control products, and provides solutio...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

...itsu Computer Products of America, Inc. currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, broadcast video products, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is located at 1255 East Arques Avenu...

Technology improves salmon passage at hydropower dams

...er, and Mark A. Weiland, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; M. Brad Eppard and Blaine D. Ebberts, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. An informational video about JSATS can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmJfFrFGmVw . Hydro model helps fish avoid becoming dinner Migrating salmon will s...

UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support

...ngineering undergraduate students who are working to develop a computer program that teaches CPR using hand-held remote controls from the Nintendo Wii video game console. Students James McKee, Jack Wimbish, Haisam Islam and Zach Clark began work on the project as seniors at UAB. Along with faculty advis...

UT multimedia program increases middle school interest in science

...UP teaches lessons on health topics such as genetics, the nervous system, nutrition, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Students are also exposed to video interviews of science professionals discussing various science- and health-related career opportunities. The modules are aligned with Texas Essential ...

All in sight

...al Perimeter Surveillance) which runs since early 2009. The aim is to transmit direction and distance of a whale sighting together with the respective video sequences to the ship's command in real-time. Ships equipped with such a system can, for the protection of the whales, respond by evasive manoeuvres o...

Nematode courting caught on camera

...hers studying the nervous control of nematode mating behavior have produced video footage of a male worm preparing to mate with a hermaphrodite. Writing in t...oline in regulating tail muscles to achieve an exploratory embrace. The video shows an intimate moment between two nematodes of the species Caenorhabdit...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

... new podcast for young listeners Bytesize Science is a science podcast for kids of all ages that aims to entertain as much as it educates, with new video podcasts and some episodes available in Spanish. Subscribe to Bytesize Science using iTunes. No iTunes? No problem. Listen to the latest episodes...

Discovery of a water snake that startles fish in a way that makes them flee into its jaws

...or of biological sciences at Vanderbilt University, who has used high-speed video to deconstruct the snake's unusual hunting technique. His observations a...tudy this particular predator-prey interaction with the aid of a high-speed video camera. When he began examining the movements of the snake and its prey in ...

Innovative system for monitoring coastline processes

...town of Mundaka and will shortly be installed in Bakio. The project provides technology that enables setting out measurement techniques by means of video images and describes physical processes over a wide range of spatial (from centimetres to various kilometres) and time scales (from seconds to years)....

'The Vision Revolution': Eyes are the source of human 'superpowers'

...aders to imagine themselves as somber squirrels, to explaining why a uniocular, unibrowed cyclops of legend would likely best today's teens at violent video games, The Vision Revolution explains with ease research that in the last two years has landed Changizi in the pages of Time, Newsweek, The New York T...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

... new podcast for young listeners Bytesize Science is a science podcast for kids of all ages that aims to entertain as much as it educates, with new video podcasts and some episodes available in Spanish. Subscribe to Bytesize Science using iTunes. using iTunes No iTunes? No problem. Listen to the l...

Resilin springs simplify the control of crustacean limb movements

... spring made of the almost perfect elastic substance called resilin. This principle is analysed and illustrated by striking photographs and high-speed video footage, published in the open access journal BMC Biology , of the movements of the mouthparts of crabs and crayfish. Malcolm Burrows from the Un...

Capturing the birth of a synapse

... key proteins (PSD-95 and NMDA receptors) to begin building a scaffold to hold the synapse components in place. The moment of locking is captured in a video (link below) that will appear with the paper's final version at the journal's Web site. Two neuroligin family members (3 and 4) have been linked t...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...he latest news from the weekly PressPac, including video and audio segments from researchers on topics cove... all ages. The Bytesize blog contains entertaining video podcasts and audio episodes of the latest and grea... news from the frontiers of chemistry, including a video detailing a discovery about the bug-eating pitcher...

URI receives $18 million grant to strengthen biomedical research capacity in Rhode Island

...dition, the earlier grants funded the renovation and expansion of research laboratories and student training facilities throughout the state; provided video conferencing capabilities at network institutions to aid in collaborative research and interactive participation in seminars and workshops; and during...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

...he latest news from the weekly PressPac, including video and audio segments from researchers on topics cove... all ages. The Bytesize blog contains entertaining video podcasts and audio episodes of the latest and grea... news from the frontiers of chemistry, including a video detailing a discovery about the bug-eating pitcher...

Scientists identify world's largest leatherback turtle population

...out the most comprehensive survey of marine turtles ever conducted in Gabon. This involved aerial surveys along Gabon's 600 km (372 mile) coast, using video to capture footage for evaluation, and detailed ground-based monitoring. By covering the entire coastline, they were not only able to estimate the num...

System that regulates blood pressure is amiss in some healthy, young blacks

...- and potassium- controlled diets for two weeks. Researchers took blood pressure, urine and blood samples as participants rested for two hours, played video games intended to stimulate environmental stress, then recovered for two hours at MCG's Georgia Prevention Institute. "For reasons we don't unders...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- April 29, 2009

...led Oil Droplets Consuming "Fuel" Surfactant" DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/ja806689p video footage of a self-propelled oil droplet in motion: ja806689p_si_001.mpg (5.61 MB) CONTACT: Tadashi Sugawara, Ph.D. Department of Basic Scienc...
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